NEW YORK, NY, October 20, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Steven Riker, Esq., has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Mr. Riker has been practicing law since 1994, and was associated with, and a partner of, several prominent firms prior to establishing his own practice in 2001. He holds an "AV Preeminent" Peer-Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell , reflecting the "highest level of legal ability" and "a very high adherence to the professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability and diligence", according to the Martindale-Hubbell peer-review rating system. Mr. Riker maintains a general commercial law practice, with an emphasis on commercial and real estate litigation, real estate transactions, business law, and hotel/hospitality law.
Mr. Riker is admitted to practice law in the states of New York and Connecticut, as well as federal jurisdictions encompassing the United States Supreme Court, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
A native New Yorker, Mr. Riker takes great pride in his longstanding relationships with his clients, many of whom he has represented for more than twenty years. His reputation as a creative problem-solver, trusted advisor, and highly skilled litigator has earned him high praise from judges, adversaries, and journalists alike. Indeed, several of his cases have involved newsworthy matters and have been reported in both domestic and international newspapers. Additionally, Mr. Riker has represented the hospitality industry since 1995 and currently acts as local counsel to several luxury hotel properties in New York.
Due to his knowledge and expertise, Mr. Riker has been a lecturer at Continuing Legal Education seminars, and is also a qualified mediator. Mr. Riker's activities and achievements include the Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award for 2012 - 2017, panel membership with Harvard Law School's Berkman Center for Internet and Society, lecturer of litigation and real estate topics at the Yale Club, and mediator for the "mediateArt" Program of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. While in law school, Mr. Riker's activities and achievements included membership and leadership roles on his school's Law Review journal and National Moot Court team. Mr. Riker obtained his doctor of jurisprudence degree from Pace University School of Law, where he was a Ranking Scholar, and his B.A. in Political Science from Stony Brook University, from which he graduated cum laude and as a member of the Pi Sigma Alpha honors society.
Mr. Riker's law firm is easily accessible from its midtown, New York location, and at http://stevenrikerlaw.com/
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